Items tagged with voice automation

It’s easy for us to distinguish a computerized voice from that of a real person.  Even though we can generally figure out what the computer is trying to convey despite poor pronunciations and bad phrasing, understanding doesn’t eliminate the frustration many of us feel when trying to deal with an automated human substitute. Now, thanks to new technology developed by IBM scientists, we may not have to tolerate robotic sounding voices for much longer. Supposedly, the new computerized voice is nearly indistinguishable from a human’s voice. Part of what makes the new computer voice sound realistic... Read more...